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Impact of UAW strike being felt far and wide

The lingering United Auto Workers (UAW) strike at General Motors, now in its fourth week, is starting to have far-reaching impacts — and there’s...

Cannabis banking challenges go beyond pot

Kat Merryfield was ready to share her farm-to-home oils, chocolates and creams with the rest of the country. But banks and credit card processors...

Nessel secures first guilty plea from Catholic priest 

Attorney General Dana Nessel has received her first guilty plea in her office’s prosecutions against Catholic priests accused of sexual abuse.  Patrick Casey, a priest...

Column: Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they’re not...

Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity were taken up by the Supreme...

Stabenow talks climate crisis impacts on Great Lakes after releasing new...

Erratic and extreme lake level fluctuations will be the “new normal” for the Great Lakes, as climate change causes more frequent and more intense...

GOP Legislature introduces budget supplementals, Whitmer says she wants to negotiate

The Republican-led Legislature on Tuesday moved to possibly restore roughly one-third of the almost $1 billion in vetoes handed down last week by Gov....

State completes spraying for EEE in 14 counties

Aerial treatment to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in 14 Michigan counties has ended, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced...

Supreme Court appears split as justices weigh landmark LGBTQ rights case

WASHINGTON — Key conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court appear open to the argument that federal law prohibits workplace discrimination based on sexual...

Nessel joins brief against DACA repeal

Attorney General Dana Nessel has joined a brief in the lawsuit against the federal repeal of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The...

Bipartisan Senate report urges Trump admin to combat 2020 election interference

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report Tuesday calling on the Trump administration to take steps to combat foreign...

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